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ARIO 2018 Conference Agenda

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September 24-26, 2018
Tinkham Veale University Center (TVUC)
Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio
Start End Description

Speaker(s)

Location

DAY 1 - Monday, September 24
7:30 AM 8:45 AM Registration and Breakfast

Ballroom Foyer

8:45 AM 8:55 AM Welcome and Introduction

Suzanne Rivera, Vice President for Research, Case Western Reserve University

Ballroom

8:55 AM 9:50 AM Keynote: Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) Perspective on Research Integrity
This opening keynote session will discuss the role of COPE and journal editors in the research misconduct process and other research integrity issues. Dr. Pierson will begin with an overview of COPE and the resources it provides for journal editors to act upon publishing ethics issues when they arise at a journal. Dr. Poff will continue with examples of situations she has encountered as a journal editor.

Deborah Poff & Charon Pierson, COPE

Ballroom

9:50 AM 10:00 AM Break

Ballroom Foyer

10:00 AM 11:00 AM Plenary Session: Recommendations for Best Practices from ORI and NSF OIG
Representatives from the Office of Research Integirity (ORI) and the National Science Foundation Office of Inspector General (NSF OIG) will discuss the misconduct issues their agencies are currently seeing and offer best practices for RIOs.
Moderator: Tracy Wilson-Holden

Ranjini Ambalavanar & Ann Hohmann, ORI; James Kroll, NSF OIG

Ballroom

11:00 AM 11:55 AM Plenary Session: Scholarly Crimes and Misdemeanors: Violations of Fairness and Trust in the Academic World
Co-author, Mark Davis, will discuss this new book about scientific dishonesty and misconduct.
Moderator: Sheila Garrity

Mark S. Davis, Ohio State University

Ballroom

12:00 PM 12:55 PM Lunch: Regional Tables

Ballroom

1:00 PM 1:45 PM Plenary Session: NIH’s Role in Research Misconduct Matters
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Extramural RIO will address the agency's current approach to handling research misconduct, including how decisions are made to recoup funds from institutions.
Moderator: Anne Ackenhusen

Patricia Valdez, NIH

Ballroom

1:45 PM 2:40 PM Plenary Session - Collaborations #1: Publication Best Practices - Transparency, Confidentiality and Cooperation
A discussion about journal editor interactions with institutions in handling research misconduct and CLUE guidelines
Moderator: Susan Garfinkel

Charon Pierson, COPE, Kaoru Sakabe, American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, and Lauran Qualkenbush, Northwestern University

Ballroom

2:45 PM 3:40 PM Breakout A: New RIO Session 1 - Congratulations! You're the RIO...Now What?
This session will help new RIOs to understand what resources and connections they should develop at their institutions.
Moderator: Tamala Choma

Dario Kuzmanovic, University of California Riverside & Lisa Wurtzel, Tulane University

Senior Classroom
(1st Floor)

2:45 PM 3:40 PM Breakout B: Working with the VA on Research Misconduct
This session will outline the process for working with the US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) on research misconduct cases.
Moderator: Sarah Archibald

Shara Kabak, Tom Hartney& Kathy Martin, Veterans Affairs and Pam Bounelis, University of Alabama, Birmingham

Gaming Room
(2nd Floor)

2:45 PM 3:40 PM Breakout C: Addressing Ethical Complexities in Multidisciplinary Teams
This session will focus on the outcomes from a grant funded by the Office of Research Integrity aimed at understanding the structures that lead to ethical issues, including research misconduct, in multidisciplinary teams.
Moderator: Cory Schmidt

Aurali Dade, George Mason University

Ballroom

3:40 PM 3:55 PM Break

Ballroom Foyer

3:55 PM 4:50 PM Plenary Session:  Confidentiality Scenarios from the COGR Working Group                                                                                   This session will discuss the scenarios being developed to provide a framework for addressing the unique confidentiality challenges that arise in research misconduct.
Moderator:
Lauran Qualkenbush

Sheila Garrity, George Washington University, Kristin West, Emory University & Ann Pollack, UCLA

Ballroom

5:00 PM 6:30 PM Reception

Ballroom Foyer

DAY 2 - Tuesday, September 25
7:30 AM 8:30 AM Breakfast

Ballroom Foyer

8:30 AM 9:25 AM Plenary Session: False Claims Act
This session will provide insight into how the False Claims Act can be invoked in a research misconduct case.
Moderator: Naomi Schrag

Gretchen Brodnicki, Harvard Medical School

Ballroom

9:30 AM 10:25 AM Breakout A: New RIO Session 2a - Working through the Research Misconduct Process
This session consists of two parts, (1)using the case study to work through the research misconduct process from beginning to end, and (2) (at 3:15 pm today) using the case study to develop a framework for Standard Operating Procedures.
Moderator: Julie Moore

Debra Thurley, Penn State University & Cristy McGoff, Harvard University

Senior Classroom
(1st Floor)

9:30 AM 10:25 AM Breakout B: Forensics - Collaborations with Your IT Department
This session will focus on how RIOs work with their internal IT departments to conduct forensic analysis of data.
Moderator:

Shelley Bizila & Keith Lehigh, Indiana University

Ballroom

9:30 AM 10:25 AM Breakout C: Authorship Disputes vs Plagiarism
This session will focus on the similarities and differences between authorship disputes and plagiarism as well as problems that can arise in making this distinction.
Moderator: Diane Wender

David Hudson, University of Virginia & Becca Hopson, Indiana University

Gaming Room
(2nd Floor)

10:25 AM 10:45 AM Break

Ballroom Foyer

10:45 AM 11:55 AM Plenary Session: Plagiarism of Ideas, Processes and Results            This session will discuss why IP concepts can be helpful spotting the difference between plagiarism of words and plagiarism of ideas, processes, and result, the exploration of the relationship between the legal concept of misappropriation of confidential information (trade secret) and the concept of plagiarism of ideas and insights, how trade secret law applies to confidential research proposals and in-process research and the comparison of plagiarism of unpublished information and plagiarism of a publication.
Moderator: Dave Hudson

William Kealey, Stuart & Branigin, LLP (Counsel for Purdue University)

Ballroom

12:00 PM 12:55 PM Lunch: Table Topics

Ballroom

1:00 PM 1:55 PM Plenary Session - Collaboration #2: Internal Institutional Partnerships
A panel session of experienced RIOs who will share case studies of unique situations they’ve been in involved in which have required assistance and collaboration with other University offices not normally thought of as collaborators for the research misconduct process.
Moderator: Shelley Bizila

Jennifer Yucel, Ohio State University & Gretchen Brodnicki, Harvard Medical School

Ballroom

2:00 PM 2:55 PM Regional Breakout: New England

Regional Leader

Ballroom

2:00 PM 2:55 PM Regional Breakout: Mid-Atlantic

Regional Leader

Gaming Room
(2nd Floor)

2:00 PM 2:55 PM Regional Breakout: Mid-America

Regional Leader

Senior Classroom
(1st Floor)

2:00 PM 2:55 PM Regional Breakout: Southern

Regional Leader

Ballroom

2:00 PM 2:55 PM Regional Breakout: Western

Regional Leader

Ballroom

2:55 PM 3:15 PM Break

Ballroom Foyer

3:15 PM 4:10 PM Breakout A: New RIO Session 2a - Working through the Research Misconduct Process  
This session consists of two parts, (1)using the case study to work through the research misconduct process from beginning to end, and (2) (at 3:15 pm today) using the case study to develop a framework for Standard Operating Procedures. 
Moderator:
Julie Moore

Debra Thurley, Penn State University & Cristy McGoff, Harvard University

Senior Classroom
(1st Floor)

3:15 PM 4:10 PM Breakout B: Best Practices for Interviews
This panel discussion will focus on best practices for conducting interviews with the respondent, complainant and other interviewees in the research misconduct inquiry and/or investigation process.
Moderator: Craig Wilcox

Michelle Stalilonis, Northwestern University & Kim Petrosky, Penn State University

Ballroom

3:15 PM 4:10 PM Breakout C: Statements of Admission
This session will provide an overview of policies and best practices related to handling admissions of research misconduct.
Moderator: Craig Allison

Susan Garfinkel, Ohio State University, Sarah Archibald, University of Maryland Baltimore & Craig Walsh, University of California Irvine

Gaming Room
(2nd Floor)

4:15 PM 5:10 PM Plenary Session: Advising Committees on the Reckless Standard
This session will include a panel of RIOs who will discuss how they have advised their committees on how to use the reckless standard in making findings of misconduct.
Moderator: Tracy Wilson-Holden

Michael Klein, Columbia University

Ballroom

5:10 PM Dinner on your own
DAY 3 - Wednesday, September 26
7:30 AM 8:30 AM Breakfast

Ballroom Foyer

8:30 AM 8:55 AM ARIO Board Update

Lauran Qualkenbush, Northwestern University & ARIO Board of Directors

Ballroom

9:00 AM 9:30 AM ARIO Next Steps and Future Directions: Feedback from Regional Groups

Ballroom

9:35 AM 10:30 AM Breakout A: New RIO Session 3 - Q&A with Experienced RIOs
This session will be a moderated forum for new RIOs to use the information they have acquired so far at the meeting to ask questions of a panel of 3 experienced RIOs
Moderator: Sonia Chawla

Tracy Wilson-Holden, Case Western Reserve University, Robert Nobles, University of Tennessee & Anne Ackenhusen, University of Washington

Senior Classroom
(1st Floor)

9:35 AM 10:30 AM Breakout B: Administrative Actions/Penalties/Sanctions
This session will provide an overview of administrative actions, penalties and sanctions that institutions have taken against Respondents found to have engaged in research misconduct. Administrative closeout issues will also be covered.
Moderator: Debra Thurley

Reg Miller, Icahn School of Medicine at Mt Sinai & Jim Pivarnik, Michigan State University

Gaming Room
(2nd Floor)

9:35 AM 10:30 AM Breakout C: Writing the Report
This session will focus best practices and aids for RIOs in writing the final report in the inquiry and/or investigation process.
Moderator: Susan MacNally

Pam Bounelis, University of Alabama Birmingham, Dan Wainstock, Harvard Medical School & Julia Behnfeldt, Ohio State University

Ballroom

10:30 AM 10:45 AM Break

Ballroom Foyer

10:45 AM 11:45 AM Plenary Session - Collaborations # 3: Institutional Legal Challenges
Moderator: Susan Garfinkel

Michele Krantz, Case Western Reserve University, Emily Schriver, Ohio State University & Maya Kobersy, University of Michigan

Ballroom

11:45 AM Pick Up Boxed Lunches/Conference Ends

Ballroom Foyer